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Shapes of the Baroque

the historical development of bowed string instruments

by William L. Monical

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Published by The Federation in [Philadelphia, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bowed stringed instruments -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 99).

    Statementpresented by William L. Monical under the auspices of the American Federation of Violin & Bow Makers, Inc., New York Public Library & Museum of the Performing Arts, [and] Division of Musical History, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., at the Amsterdam Gallery, Library & Museum of the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, 22 March-10 June 1989.
    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsAmerican Federation of Violin and Bow Makers., New York Public Library. Library & Museum of the Performing Arts., National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Music History., Amsterdam Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML462.N5 S5 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 99 p. :
    Number of Pages99
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2230064M
    LC Control Number89083602


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